Politics & Business
The penny drops in Canada – Undercutting of resident IT workers by intra-company transfers addressed with immediate effect
The penny drops in Australia – Living away from home allowance for migrant workers scrapped to prevent undercutting of resident workers and raise an estimated $659.4m revenue in 2015-16
Intra-company transfers sleight of hand at the Home Office – Immigration figures to drop 20,000 as Home Office 'massages' numbers
Britain’s got talent – Accenture plans to hire 2,000 staff across the UK in 2014
IT consultancies are collapsing in increasing numbers – Exaro Insolvency Index
It is called investing in people……Net-A-Porter technology graduate scheme “…Applicants must have science backgrounds, but beyond that are not expected to have any specific knowledge of software or coding languages”
David Cameron’s speech on immigration 14th April 2011 ……”So I completely reject the idea that our new immigration rules will damage our economy.”
Higher Education Statistics Agency – Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education in the United Kingdom Academic year 2011/2012. The report shows that Computer Science graduates continue to have the highest level of unemployment (14.9%) of any course 6 months after graduating.
Public Accounts Committee report on the Immigration Points Based System published on 17th May 2011 a damning indictment of UKBA management and Government Policy.
Keith Vaz and winning the argument on immigration but who is arguing for the resident worker?
Damian Green speech 02/02/2012 Making immigration work for Britain
American Embassy London 2009-07-01 - UK EFFORTS TO MANAGE MIGRATION AS RISING UNEMPLOYMENT LOOMS (C-RE9-00762) “MAC chairman professor Metcalf confirms that while many companies used intra-company transfers legitimately and brought workers to the UK for up to 6 months, some workers have stayed for three years, undercutting labor costs and displacing local workers.”
American Consulate Chennai 2009-03-13 – NON-IMMIGRANT VISA FRAUD - B1/B2 and H-1B are the top two categories for fraud